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Forecasts call for wet weather, cite possibility of flooding

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Posted at 11:45 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 13:45:16-05

PHOENIX - Forecasters predict wet weather across Arizona into Friday with heavy rainfall that could produce runoff flows into mountain creeks and streams and the possibility of flash flooding in desert areas.

A flood watch issued by the National Weather Service for parts of south-central Arizona says normally dry creeks and rivers could be running and that there's a possibility of flooding in communities such as Cave Creek and New River on the northern outskirts of metro Phoenix.

A flash flood watch was issued for northwestern Arizona, and showers are expected across southern Arizona